Licensed Staff | Licensed Staff / Secondary | Albert Lea High School | Available: 2024-2025 School Year | Closing: Open Until Filled


Position Information:
School Social Worker
1.0 FTE at Albert Lea High School

Job Summary:

  • Liaison with students, parents, school staff, and community agencies
  • Analyzes and interprets information for recommendations regarding needs and services
  • Participates in Child Study Teams
  • Collaborates with classroom teachers identifying special needs services for youth
  • Provides social work services to students and parents
  • Participates as a resource person for in-service training and planning
  • Participates in the Individual Education Plan (IEP) process as required
  • Makes referral to public or private agencies with appropriate follow-up
  • Provides therapeutic¬†& rehabilitative mental health services in conjunction with students on IEPs
  • Completes mental health assessments for special education students


  • Must hold appropriate Minnesota teaching license as a Licensed School Social Worker (licensed by the Board of Social Work and the Minnesota Board of Teaching)
  • Previous experience preferred
  • Possess excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from an accredited college / university¬†
  • Candidates preferred (not required)¬†to have one of the following
    • Enrolled in a Social Work Master’s program from an accredited college / university
    • Have an¬†MSW from an accredited college/university
    • LICSW (Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker)

Albert Lea Area Schools’ mission is to ensure individual growth that leads to engaged citizens and life-long learners.  

Albert Lea Area Schools offers…

  • Mentoring Program: Collaboration and ongoing support throughout the school year including new teacher induction professional learning opportunities.
  • New Teacher Onboarding: A three-day onboarding for new staff and their mentors
  • Teacher Development and Evaluation: Marzano instructional and evaluation framework
  • Professional Development: Opportunities available within the district (no fee) to grow in your teaching craft, also including required professional development opportunities for relicensure.

Competitive Salary and Benefits.  More detailed information can be found at our website:

  • ¬†¬† ¬†Medical, Dental, Vision
  • ¬†¬† ¬†VEBA Annual Contribution
  • ¬†¬† ¬†Access to Well at Work Clinic and HealthiestYou¬†
  • ¬†¬† ¬†Life Insurance
  • ¬†¬† ¬†403b

Albert Lea Area Schools…

Inspiring Learners and Cultivating Growth to positively impact our community.

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